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# winner - Sunday 2 April, 2017

An award-winning story before bedtime: I Could Have Been a Dancer
# Hennessy Awards
# Hennessy Awards

An award-winning story before bedtime: I Could Have Been a Dancer

Apr 2nd 2017, 9:30 PM 11,500 Views 5 Comments

Read a story which won the First Fiction award at this year’s Hennessy Literary Awards.

# winner - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Less than 72 hours left for raffle winner to claim €1 million prize

Mar 28th 2017, 9:38 PM 24,052 Views 12 Comments

Ticketholders have 90 days from the date of the draw to claim their prize in person at National Lottery Headquarters on Abbey Street in Dublin.

# winner - Thursday 2 March, 2017

€12.8 million Lotto jackpot claimed by syndicate in Dublin
# Knocklyon
# Knocklyon

€12.8 million Lotto jackpot claimed by syndicate in Dublin

Mar 2nd 2017, 8:49 PM 43,143 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time this year that the jackpot has climbed this high.

# winner - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Man who recently lost his job claims €500,000 Lotto prize
# Change Of Luck
# Change Of Luck

Man who recently lost his job claims €500,000 Lotto prize

Dec 21st 2016, 4:19 PM 18,708 Views 20 Comments

He wants to start his own business.

# winner - Saturday 17 December, 2016

'It's an example of what Connacht people are about' - Lam hails Carty
# Composure
From The42
# Composure

'It's an example of what Connacht people are about' - Lam hails Carty

Dec 17th 2016, 8:53 PM 11,278 Views 7 Comments

The Connacht out-half nailed a last-gasp penalty to secure a win against Wasps.

# winner - Monday 12 December, 2016

Lamar Jackson becomes the youngest ever player to win the Heisman Trophy
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Lamar Jackson becomes the youngest ever player to win the Heisman Trophy

Dec 12th 2016, 12:25 PM 5,273 Views 1 Comment

Jackson made an emotional speech after collecting the coveted award.

# winner - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize
# Art
# Art

This giant rear end hoovered up all the attention - but it's been beaten to the Turner Prize

Dec 6th 2016, 7:02 AM 22,085 Views 27 Comments

The prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition, and has become synonymous with controversy in its 32-year history.

# winner - Monday 5 December, 2016

Kieran Donaghy wins eir Sports Book of the Year
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Kieran Donaghy wins eir Sports Book of the Year

Dec 5th 2016, 2:07 PM 13,801 Views 21 Comments

What Do You Think Of That took the prize today.

# winner - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

What made Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan so powerful?
# Winner
# Winner

What made Trump's 'Make America Great Again' slogan so powerful?

Nov 9th 2016, 1:30 PM 31,727 Views 97 Comments

It was the slogan that he built a campaign on.

# winner - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Newly crowned All-Star Jonny Cooper continues to thrive in the face of adversity
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Newly crowned All-Star Jonny Cooper continues to thrive in the face of adversity

Nov 8th 2016, 7:45 AM 24,543 Views 16 Comments

Cooper opens up about that horrific knife attack two years ago, filling in for Rory O’Carroll and his relationship with Jim Gavin.

# winner - Monday 7 November, 2016

A Galway punter has just one day to claim a €250,000 prize
# Check Your Pockets
# Check Your Pockets

A Galway punter has just one day to claim a €250,000 prize

Nov 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 23,157 Views 11 Comments

The ticket was bought in Dunmore.

# winner - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*
# Lovely Girls
# Lovely Girls

Want to be the Rose of Tralee? Here are some ways of improving your odds*

Aug 21st 2016, 10:00 PM 29,962 Views 45 Comments

*Advice here is not to be taken as a guarantee. Terms and conditions apply, see inside for details.

# winner - Friday 15 July, 2016

Buy a EuroMillions ticket recently? Time running out for winner of unclaimed €190,000 prize
# Galway
# Galway

Buy a EuroMillions ticket recently? Time running out for winner of unclaimed €190,000 prize

Jul 15th 2016, 9:20 PM 33,860 Views 10 Comments

The deadline for the winner is 5.30pm on Thursday 28 July.

# winner - Friday 1 July, 2016

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry to link up with Leinster as consultant this month
# TED Talks
From The42
# TED Talks

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry to link up with Leinster as consultant this month

Jul 1st 2016, 10:06 AM 6,921 Views 32 Comments

The man who brought the All Blacks to glory on home soil will pitch in with Leinster’s pre-season efforts.

# winner - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award

Jun 25th 2016, 11:24 PM 12,541 Views 18 Comments

The Lansdowne number eight scored another try in the final defeat to England.

# winner - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Dublin Airport named the most accessible airport in Europe
# Disability
# Disability

Dublin Airport named the most accessible airport in Europe

Jun 22nd 2016, 9:50 AM 20,966 Views 95 Comments

It was given an award at a ceremony in Athens last night.

# winner - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Someone is waking up €5.5 million richer this morning
# Make It Rain
# Make It Rain

Someone is waking up €5.5 million richer this morning

May 22nd 2016, 7:54 AM 40,522 Views 14 Comments

The ticket was sold in Dublin.

# winner - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Open thread: Tell us your favourite book this year and you could win 10 books
# Competition
# Competition

Open thread: Tell us your favourite book this year and you could win 10 books

May 8th 2016, 9:15 AM 12,336 Views 68 Comments

The books are all on the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

# winner - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Just the 5 gongs for Dimitri Payet at the West Ham end-of-season awards
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Just the 5 gongs for Dimitri Payet at the West Ham end-of-season awards

May 4th 2016, 10:16 AM 8,128 Views 8 Comments

The France international was the star of the show once again.

# winner - Thursday 3 March, 2016

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day
# Get Reading
# Get Reading

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day

Mar 3rd 2016, 9:30 PM 26,925 Views 19 Comments

Plus: Win one of three €100 Easons.com eVouchers.

# winner - Friday 26 February, 2016

Family "not whinging" about winning €500,000 after buying lotto ticket in Mayo
# Winner Winner
# Winner Winner

Family "not whinging" about winning €500,000 after buying lotto ticket in Mayo

Feb 26th 2016, 8:03 PM 30,401 Views 13 Comments

One family member announced his plans to “buy a Fresian heifer, preferably a calf”.

# winner - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

'This isn't a surprise': €1 million Lottery winner thought it was going to happen
# Dead Cert
# Dead Cert

'This isn't a surprise': €1 million Lottery winner thought it was going to happen

Feb 16th 2016, 6:35 PM 36,620 Views 32 Comments

The Dublin woman said that she plans to spend the money on travelling, property and possibly beautification surgery.

# winner - Sunday 14 February, 2016

Brooklyn scoops award for outstanding British film
# Winner
# Winner

Brooklyn scoops award for outstanding British film

Feb 14th 2016, 7:58 PM 30,786 Views 83 Comments

The BAFTAs are taking place this evening in London.

# winner - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Hunt continues for Ireland's Euromillions winner of €66m
# EuroMillions
# EuroMillions

Hunt continues for Ireland's Euromillions winner of €66m

Jan 30th 2016, 1:45 PM 55,419 Views 57 Comments

Is it you?

# winner - Friday 29 January, 2016

Someone in Ireland has just become €66 million richer
# EuroMillions
# EuroMillions

Someone in Ireland has just become €66 million richer

Jan 29th 2016, 11:09 PM 149,288 Views 154 Comments

It’s not yet known who tonight’s EuroMillions winner is or where they’re from.

# winner - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Someone in Ireland is €13.7 million richer this morning
# Lotto Luck
# Lotto Luck

Someone in Ireland is €13.7 million richer this morning

Jan 24th 2016, 7:28 AM 41,801 Views 39 Comments

The winning ticket was sold in the west.

# winner - Friday 1 January, 2016

One lucky Tipperary person just got a €1 million New Year's boost
# Lotto Luck
# Lotto Luck

One lucky Tipperary person just got a €1 million New Year's boost

Jan 1st 2016, 1:50 PM 36,008 Views 16 Comments

It’s all thanks to a raffle ticket.

# winner - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

A migrant rescued from the ocean has just scored a big lottery win in Spain
# Nice One
# Nice One

A migrant rescued from the ocean has just scored a big lottery win in Spain

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:49 PM 20,284 Views 25 Comments

The Senegalese man, identified only as Ngame, has taken home €400,000.

# winner - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

Dec 1st 2015, 9:27 PM 12,122 Views 96 Comments

That’s according to Foreign Policy magazine – and it’s thanks to his work on the marriage referendum.

# winner - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Someone in Ireland won €3 million on the Lotto last night
# Lotto Luck
# Lotto Luck

Someone in Ireland won €3 million on the Lotto last night

Oct 1st 2015, 8:31 AM 28,933 Views 24 Comments

Lucky them.

# winner - Saturday 26 September, 2015

Paul O'Connell's mam wins tickets to see her son play in World Cup game
# Just The Ticket
# Just The Ticket

Paul O'Connell's mam wins tickets to see her son play in World Cup game

Sep 26th 2015, 12:17 PM 32,821 Views 38 Comments

You couldn’t make it up.

# winner - Monday 31 August, 2015

Irish restaurant and chef of the year announced...
# Winner
# Winner

Irish restaurant and chef of the year announced...

Aug 31st 2015, 8:48 AM 48,596 Views 27 Comments

A best restaurant and chef was selected for each province.

# winner - Saturday 29 August, 2015

'I don't think Ireland play a lot of rugby' - Victorious Wales coach Gatland
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

'I don't think Ireland play a lot of rugby' - Victorious Wales coach Gatland

Aug 29th 2015, 6:49 PM 19,758 Views 57 Comments

The 2013 Lions boss says Ireland were narrow and didn’t make Wales uncomfortable in defence.

# winner - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Man wins big on the lotto after his girlfriend picks the numbers from Thailand
# Thai-riffic
# Thai-riffic

Man wins big on the lotto after his girlfriend picks the numbers from Thailand

Aug 25th 2015, 5:55 PM 29,927 Views 32 Comments

He says he’s buying a house here and in Thailand.

# winner - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Triple Grand Slam winner Jones forced to retire with immediate effect
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Triple Grand Slam winner Jones forced to retire with immediate effect

Aug 20th 2015, 10:29 AM 11,184 Views 9 Comments

The 34-year-old back row has called time on his playing career.

# winner - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Meath Rose: 'We had a bad year on the football front but we did okay in the Rose of Tralee'
# Winner
# Winner

Meath Rose: 'We had a bad year on the football front but we did okay in the Rose of Tralee'

Aug 19th 2015, 11:27 AM 19,295 Views 27 Comments

She also hinted that she might take a step back from her studies for the year.

# winner - Saturday 8 August, 2015

10 last-minute tips from someone who's better at Fantasy Football than you
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

10 last-minute tips from someone who's better at Fantasy Football than you

Aug 8th 2015, 12:43 AM 12,690 Views 5 Comments

Winner of The42′s league last year, Mark McGettigan, shares his thoughts on the popular game.

# winner - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Winner of €6.8 million Lotto jackpot bought winning ticket from his brother-in-law

Winner of €6.8 million Lotto jackpot bought winning ticket from his brother-in-law

Aug 4th 2015, 2:21 PM 27,335 Views 15 Comments

Gerry Murphy has been playing the same numbers for over 20 years.

# winner - Monday 29 June, 2015

Sinn Féin councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin
# Winner
# Winner

Sinn Féin councillor Críona Ní Dhálaigh is the new Lord Mayor of Dublin

Jun 29th 2015, 7:08 PM 23,419 Views 214 Comments

She is the first member of Sinn Féin to hold the office.

# winner - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide
# IMPAC Award
# IMPAC Award

This book is the best you'll find in a library right now worldwide

Jun 17th 2015, 11:54 AM 14,113 Views 8 Comments

The winner of this prestigious award is €100,000 richer.